North range at The Saracen's Head, Market Place, Southwell - Newark and Sherwood

Unoccupied wing of the Hotel. The Hotel (including the north range) has been dated at circa 1460 with early and late C19 and C20 alterations and additions. The north range is a two storey six bay range of timber-framed close studding with brick underbuild and nogging. Irregular fenestration with mainly late C19 casements. Some decay, collapse of the lime ash floor and limited penetration by vegetation. The owner now has a condition report and has applied for Listed Building Consent for repairs. Potential for future use being considered by owner, tenant, and a local interest group.

North range at The Saracen's Head, Market Place, Southwell - Newark and Sherwood
© Alan Joyce, Architects

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: SARACEN's HEAD HOTEL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1369925
  • Local Planning Authority: Newark and Sherwood
  • Site Type: Commercial > Hotel

Location

  • Building Name: North range at The Saracen's Head
  • Street Name: Market Place
  • County: Nottinghamshire
  • District / Borough: Newark and Sherwood
  • Parish: Southwell
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Newark
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Hanna Darby 01604 735430

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England